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Galway Uke Fest takes over the Latin Quarter

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THE LIVELY, lilting, sound of the ukulele will take over the streets and venues of Galway’s Latin Quarter over the weekend of June 21 to 23 as the Galway Uke Fest struts its stuff for the second year.

Tributes paid to visionary Dr Chris Coughlan

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Tributes were being paid last evening to industrial and cultural visionary Dr Chris Coughlan, who died suddenly this week. Through his involvement with a variety of commercial and cultural organisations in the city, Dr Coughlan made an immense contribution to the development of Galway, spearheading most of the current plans for future-proofing the city.

Three Fringe festival shows from Galway

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INTERNET DATING, family strife, and a life in politics are the subjects of three shows staged by local companies, which are all being staged as part of the 2017 Galway Fringe Festival.

Funeral today of woman who died in dog attack

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The funeral will take place today in Moycullen of Theresa McDonagh, who died after being attacked by two dogs in the area last weekend.

McGonigle storms to success in Mayo Stages Rally

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As the day dawned and the mist lifted over the Achill hills the first round of the Sligo Pallets Border Championship kicked off in style last Sunday. The early stages were challenging due to overnight rain but once the sun came out and the stages dried up the drivers got into their own rhythm and their confidence increased as the day went on.

‘No time for fainting’

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‘The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers. She whips a pistol from her knickers. She aims it at the creature’s head. And bang bang bang, she shoots him dead.’

Fried Eggs - a ‘bizarre love story’

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FRIED EGGS, a bizarre love story about two unusual sisters and one very understanding man, written by Lindsay J Sedgwick and starring Karen Connell, comes to the Town Hall studio next week.

Review: Pleasure Ground (Fregoli Theatre Company)

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TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY May 18, Galway’s Fregoli Theatre Company wind up its successful national tour of Jarlath Tivnan’s terrific play, Pleasure Ground, at the Town Hall Theatre.

1916 - 1922 A time of courage, and divided loyalties

I have written before about a terrifying night in Galway when the Black and Tans went berserk following an incident at Galway railway station on September 8 1920. A drunken Tan, Edward Krumm, confronted the crowd of passengers as they emerged from the train. He produced a pistol and began to fire into the air, causing widespread panic. Séan Mulvoy jumped on his back but Krumm managed to shoot him as they fell to the ground. In turn a man stepped from the crowd and shot Krumm dead.

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